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Involvement of Data Mining In Health Services |

Simerjit Kaur, Indu Singh, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


Therole of data mining in health care has become the subject matter of wide andvaried research activities [Kaur H., 2006]. Extraction of usefulinformation from health care data offers a lot of challenges in terms ofstorage, dissemination, privacy and security of patient data. While the privacyissue is more of a legal and ethical issue rather than technological issue,data mining offers broader community-based gains that enable and improvehealthcare forecasting, analysis, and visualisation [Payton F.C., 2003]. Guideduse of technologies like database systems, data mining and knowledge managementcan contribute a lot to decision support systems in health care.